Monday, April 6, 2009

Southern Quebec On Flood Watch

Water from Two Mountains Lake spilled onto Des Anges Street in Oka, Que., on Monday morning. (Melissa Kent/CBC)

From The CBC:

Quebec security officials were monitoring several rivers Monday as water levels rise because of melting snow and rainfall.

More precipitation is expected Monday, after a rainy weekend in the province, prompting officials to continue watching 20 rivers in the Montreal, Quebec City, Outaouais, Laurentians and Mauricie regions.

About 20 residents living near the Matane River in the lower St. Lawrence and some people in the Petite Nation River region in the Outaouais were forced from their homes Monday because of flooding.

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